Development Coordinator Intern

POSITION TITLE: Development Coordinator Intern

INSPIRATION: You will be on the ground level of one of the most dynamic, fun and exciting food movement projects in the county and possibly the country. In doing this work, you will gain community fundraising and donor relations experience. You will also gain professional contacts with the Just Garden Project, Seattle Tilth and stakeholders.

 TIME COMMITMENT: 5-7 hrs/week with flexible scheduling. 6 month minimum commitment required, longer commitment preferred.

DESCRIPTION: Working with founder and JGP manager Stephanie Seliga, you will be helping develop and run a donor communication system. This system will engage donors through fall and winter donations while laying the foundation for the 2012 fundraising year.


Meet with supervisor on a regular basis to determine work goals and evaluate progress.

Maintain records for donor communication.

Communicate with donors, volunteers and stakeholders

Respond to public inquiries by phone, email and in person.

Organize and maintain digital and print records.

Complete tasks as assigned by supervisor.


Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Comfortable working with diverse groups of people

Dedication to JGP mission and values

Able to commit to and complete tasks within agreed upon timelines

Enthusiasm and confidence when working with youth and adults

Interest and knowledge of social justice and cultural competencies

Social media and Microsoft office proficiency

Strong organizational and time-management skills

Strong written and oral communication

For more information please contact Stephanie Seliga (206) 633-0451 ext. 116

If you want to apply for this position send a cover letter explaining your interest and experience along with 2 references to: